Settlement Mashpaya, Nuevo Eden (Pliocene of Peru)

Also known as Perumys Ucayali River

Where: Ucayali, Peru (8.4° S, 74.5° W: paleocoordinates 8.5° S, 73.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: Preserved in the department of Geology and Paleontology of the Hungrian Natural History Museum, Budapest.

Primary reference: M. Kretzoi and I. Voros. 1989. On a new caviomorph rodent from Peru. Fragmenta Mineralogica et Plaeontologica 14:111-116 [C. Jaramillo/M. Vallejo/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 146532: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Maria Vallejo on 26.06.2013

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Neoepiblemidae
"Perumys gyulavarii n. sp." = Phoberomys gyulavarii
"Perumys gyulavarii n. sp." = Phoberomys gyulavarii Kretzoi and Voros 1989 caviomorph